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According to Augustine of Hippo, “True justice has no existence save in that republic whose founder and ruler is Christ.” Augustine went on to spell out in no uncertain terms what this means for a proper understanding of the nature and authority of governments: “Justice being taken away, then, what are kingdoms but great robberies? For what are robberies themselves, but little kingdoms? The band itself is made up of men; it is ruled by the authority of a prince, it is knit together by the pact of the confederacy; the booty is divided by the law agreed on. If, by the admittance of abandoned men, this evil increases to such a degree that it holds places, fixes abodes, takes possession of cities, and subdues peoples, it assumes the more plainly the name of a kingdom, because the reality is now manifestly conferred on it, not by the removal of covetousness, but by the addition of impunity. Indeed, that was an apt and true reply which was given to Alexander the Great by a pirate who had bee

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According to Augustine of Hippo, “True justice has no existence save in that republic whose founder and ruler is Christ.” Augustine went on to spell out in no uncertain terms what this means for a proper understanding of the nature and authority of governments: “Justice being taken away, then, what are kingdoms but great robberies? For what are robberies themselves, but little kingdoms? The band itself is made up of men; it is ruled by the authority of a prince, it is knit together by the pact of the confederacy; the booty is divided by the law agreed on. If, by the admittance of abandoned men, this evil increases to such a degree that it holds places, fixes abodes, takes possession of cities, and subdues peoples, it assumes the more plainly the name of a kingdom, because the reality is now manifestly conferred on it, not by the removal of covetousness, but by the addition of impunity. Indeed, that was an apt and true reply which was given to Alexander the Great by a pirate who had bee

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Rank #1: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Chapter 9

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Oct 29 2017

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Rank #2: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Chapter 8

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Oct 22 2017

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Rank #3: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Chapter 7

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Oct 15 2017

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Rank #4: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Chapter 6

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Oct 08 2017

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Rank #5: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Chapter 5

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Oct 01 2017

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Rank #6: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Chapter 4

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Sep 24 2017

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Rank #7: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Chapter 3

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Sep 17 2017

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Rank #8: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Chapter 2

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Sep 10 2017

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Rank #9: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Chapter 1

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Sep 04 2017

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Rank #10: The Politics of God and the Politics of Man: Preface

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Sep 03 2017

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